Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to pass Senate Bill 468 which would allow judges to depart from mandatory minimum prison sentences and fines for drug trafficking offenses if certain conditions are met.
ACLU of Florida Statement on Florida Senate’s Partnership with FSU’s College of Criminology and Criminal Justice to Provide Racial Impact Statements for Criminal Justice Reform Bills
Today, the Florida Senate Criminal Justice Committee heard a presentation by FSU’s College of Criminology and Criminal Justice regarding current racial disparities in our criminal legal system.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Florida urges Gov. DeSantis not to appeal or oppose the limited stay of execution in order to allow Dailey’s case to proceed under the timeline directed by the Court.
A federal court today ruled that the right to vote cannot be denied on account of wealth. Plaintiffs challenged a Florida law that creates wealth-based hurdles to voting and undermines Floridians’ overwhelming 2018 passage of Amendment 4, which restored voting rights to over a million people.
Florida Campaign for Criminal Justice Reform Supports Legislation Allowing for Good Behavior, Education to Reduce Prison Time for Nonviolent Offenders
Legislation could impact 18 percent of the state’s prison population.
TALLAHASSEE — A federal judge will hear directly from Floridians disenfranchised by Senate Bill 7066 (SB7066), passed earlier this year by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis. The hearing will begin on Monday, October 7 at the federal courthouse in Tallahassee to add
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